"The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise."

-Maya Angelou

Hi, I'm Ayla-

Imagery by Ayla, Atlanta family photographer

like Kayla without the 'K'

In 2022 we packed up our little life in my hometown of Charleston, SC and made our way to Marietta, GA. I'm a full time mom, chicken enthusiast, retired vet tech, and published poet. I pride myself in being detail oriented and easy to talk to; quickly picking up on the little nuances that make your family, relationships, and love unique. You'll have to take my word on that one. But hey, I'll have the pictures to prove it.

Best Atlanta Family Photographer

Am I the photographer for you?

I heard you're craving a photography experience that is rooted in your personhood. You're tired of posing cheesily and feeling awkward. You just wish you could get comfortable in front of the camera and not feel so overwhelmed every time you want photos done.

I strive to make your experience low stress while producing stunning results. The vibes? Consider it a cozy, intimate, easy-to-relax-into evening. Come as you are, laugh with me, love on your dear ones. I'll handle the details.

check out the packages I offer

*images on this page are courtesy of Alyssa Hollis Photo


"Ayla is an AMAZING photographer and totally exceeded our family’s expectations during our photo shoot. Ayla takes the stress out of the equation by coordinating and even providing outfits, selecting really cool locations, and making the photo session fun and relaxed! She is great with kiddos and even managed to wear our little girl to give my husband and I and opportunity to take a few (just us) pictures. We will definitely use Ayla again to capture more beautiful memories!"

-Stephanie C.